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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots veering to west 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 overnight then veering to southwest 35 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Monday afternoon.

Flurries or showers ending this morning. Snow or rain beginning overnight and changing to showers Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2023
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2023
Tuesday Wind light increasing to south 25 knots in the afternoon then becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 5106N 5732W to
Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:02 PM EST 28 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4745W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1014 mb located over
the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 29 January 2023 A trough located over the Quebec Lower North Shore will cross Belle
Isle Bank this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds
ahead of the trough will spread over most waters and become strong to
gale force westerlies in its wake today.

A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will cross
Newfoundland on Monday. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
southwesterly winds will develop to the south of the low's track on
Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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